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's the hour. lots of americans with modest incomes are facing higher deductibles under president obama's healthcare law, according to "the wall street journal," which cites a report from a company that compares health insurance plans. this report shows the average deductible for individuals under obamacare's lower priced bronze plan is more than $5,000 a year and also claims the average deductible for individual plans before much of the law went into effect was just about 3-1/2 thousand dollars. the deadline to apply for own kaz is two weeks away. we're learning a new feature that just went live at healthcare.gov. >> for the first time without an account or password you can see your deductible and all out of pocket costs on a screen that shows your premium, but just because the numbers are easy to fine doesn't mean they're easy on the bank account because the average deductible that pops up is 42% higher than it used to be. that's what the study fund looking at 34 states on the marketplace. now some tech experts are saying this window shopping feature doesn't help healthcare.gov run an
that under obama care health care costs are going to rise while some 44% believe that the quality of care is going to go down. now here's the problem for the president. the financial assumptions in obama care count on a very large group of young healthy people to support the older sicker people who go to the doctor and the hospital more often. trey grayson, the director of the institute of politics, said this has to be very concerning for the white house. >> puts them really behind the eight ball on this. sometimes there's what they call a dust spiral that can take place where the health care act isn't sustainable. we're not there yet, but this shows that there's some real hurdles ahead to try to make this law work. >> greyson says this really is a sea change among the president's core constituents. >> as numbers go, john, in that survey, those aren't the only ones the white house is probably concerned about. >> no. obama care is just one of the headlines. just a couple of other very troubling numbers. one in five people who say that they voted for president obama last year say if they ha
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